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How to Prevent and Treat Shingles

September 3, 2019

Remember how common chickenpox was only a few decades ago? As recently as the 1990s, an average of 4 million people had the notoriously itchy, bumpy rash. Do you hear much about it now? No. Why? We can thank the varicella vaccine. Since the late 1990s, the varicella vaccine has been responsible for preventing approximately 3.5 million cases of …

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